John Clarke Adams

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General Information

Name: John Clarke Adams

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction, Other

Born: 1910 in Evanston, Illinois

Died: 2000 in Syracuse, New York

Illinois Connection

Although born in Evanston, Illinois, Adams lived in Italy for eleven years, Lebanon for three and in Brazil for one year before residing in Syracuse, New York.

Biographical and Professional Information

John Clarke Adams' career went from teaching government at the University of Buffalo, serving as the labor attache for the U.S. Department of State, at the Embassy in Rome, to being a visiting professor of law at Syrian University in Damascus. His major role was wwriting material for publication in Italy directly in Italian without translation.

Published Works

  • Comparative Labor Movements, Prentice-Hall, 1952
  • The Quest for Democratic Law; the Role of Parliament in the Legislative Process, Crowell, 1970
  • Foreign Governments and Their Backgrounds, Harper; H. Hamilton, 1950

Titles at Your Library

Literary Awards


External Links

John Clarke Adams on WorldCat


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